Legion Holy Priest WoW PvP Guide | 7.2.5 Talents

by Bigmoran // July 9, 2017

This guide will cover supplemental information for Holy Priests in Legion. Bear in mind that as the meta develops in the early stages of the season, you can expect to see some changes to the following information. All information in this guide has been provided by Zunniyaki.

WoW 7.2.5 PvP 3v3 Arena Tier List (Updated July 6th) | WoW PvP Guide

by Bigmoran // July 6, 2017

MELEE TIER LIST

S Tier - Overpowered

ARMS WARRIOR

PROS: Incredible pressure through raw damage and healing reductions, highly mobile with proper management of mobility CDs
CONS: Often forced to play in defensive stance, still susceptible to swaps while in Battle Stance

WINDWALKER MONK

PROS: Powerful sustained damage against cloth/leather and burst against all classes, mortal strike effect, high mobility, very disruptive
CONS: Sustained damage output very reliant on the armor type of their opponents

UNHOLY DEATH KNIGHT

PROS: Great sustained damage, lots of utility, incredibly disruptive, able to deal damage from range, great self healing
CONS: Relatively immobile and forced to play defensive in some matchups

HAVOC DEMON HUNTER

PROS: Incredible sustained damage while being the most mobile melee class, powerful offensive CDs
CONS: Can die relatively quickly if defensive CDs are mismanaged

A Tier - Strong

SUBTLETY ROGUE

PROS: Powerful sustained damage and control, excellent mobility
CONS: Limited kill options against Restoration Shamans and Orc/Relentless teams

SURVIVAL HUNTER

PROS: Great sustained damage, mortal strike effect, lots of control options, high health pool
CONS: Incredibly reliant on partners to land CC, limited comp options

FERAL DRUID

PROS: Incredibly powerful offensive CDs, health reduction effect, highly mobile, very tanky while in Bear Form, multiple CC options
CONS: Limited comp options, often out-cleaved by other melee classes

ENHANCEMENT SHAMAN

PROS: Great sustained damage, one of the most powerful offensive CDs in arena, offensive dispel
CONS: Very vulnerable while defensive CDs are unavailable, not nearly as mobile as other melee classes

RETRIBUTION PALADIN

PROS: Lots of team utility options like Hand of Sanctuary, insane AoE damage and pressure during offensive cooldowns
CONS: Poor mobility, limited options to disrupt enemy casters

B Tier - Good

ASSASSINATION ROGUE

PROS: Powerful damage output, multiple offensive and defensive CDs
CONS: Restricted to melee/caster comps, limited kill options outside of offensive CDs

FURY WARRIOR

PROS: Incredibly durable through self-healing, great damage and mobility, insane burst during CDs
CONS: No Mortal Strike effect limits comp options

FROST DEATH KNIGHT

PROS: Powerful sustained and burst damage, very disruptive
CONS: Must manage runes to properly balance self-healing and damage output, relatively immobile, easily trainable

C Tier - Average

OUTLAW ROGUE

PROS: Lots of control, high burst damage during cooldowns
CONS: Low sustained damage outside of CDs, reliant on proper buff setups

D Tier – Bad

None

F Tier - Unviable

None


RANGED TIER LIST

S Tier - Overpowered

BALANCE DRUID

PROS: Incredibly tanky with proper talent choices, lots of CC options, powerful offensive CDs, flexibility to chose between AoE and single target damage, lots of comp options
CONS: Forced to sit in Bear Form in some setups, which dramatically reduces their offensive effectiveness

A Tier - Strong

FROST MAGE

PROS: Spammable CC, lots of control in the form of roots and snares, insane burst damage with artifact ability, lots of offensive options
CONS: Struggles against Demon Hunters and Windwalkers because of their mobility, some problems against MM Hunter cleaves due to raw damage

MARKSMANSHIP HUNTER

PROS: Insane burst damage paired with good control over enemy healers, good survivability CDs
CONS: Limited comp options, easily line of sighted

SHADOW PRIEST

PROS: Good survivability through self-healing and passive damage reduction, huge damage potential if allowed to freecast, multiple cross CC options
CONS: Easily shut down by melee, relatively immobile

B Tier - Good

DEMONOLOGY WARLOCK

PROS: Incredibly tanky, especially against melee cleaves, good damage against melee, high burst through artifact weapon
CONS: Overall damage is slightly too low to be competitive

DESTRUCTION WARLOCK

PROS: Insanely high burst potential
CONS: Easily locked down by melee, very vulnerable without Restoration Shaman heals

FIRE MAGE

PROS: Good sustained damage and CC, excellent survivability tools
CONS: Lackluster damage in current patch, very limited comp options outside of Fire/Assassination Rogue, struggle to create pressure against Restoration Shaman teams

ARCANE MAGE

PROS: Very high sustained and burst damage, excellent mobility
CONS: Relatively weak survivability compared to Fire/Frost, vulnerable to chain interrupts due to having only one spell school

C Tier - Average

AFFLICTION WARLOCK

PROS: Offers control against enemy casters, works well in AoE damage comps, team utility through gateway
CONS: Low damage output in current patch, easily trained down by melee cleaves

ELEMENTAL SHAMAN

PROS: Decent damage output and burst, relatively tanky though kiting and self-healing
CONS: Very weak CC options

D Tier - Bad

BEAST MASTERY HUNTER

PROS: Decent burst during offensive CDs
CONS: Lack of passive survivability due to nerfs to armor and dodge on stat template, limited CC options

F Tier - Unviable

None


HEALER TIER LIST

S Tier - Overpowered

RESTORATION SHAMAN

PROS: Offer player damage reduction through Earth Shield, lots of recovery mechanics and defensive CDs, high pressure through Purges, good survivability
CONS: Struggle to keep mana high in longer games

HOLY PRIEST

PROS: Incredibly high healing thoughput with a huge mana pool to work with, ability to avoid CC though Holy Ward and Fade, good against teams with telegraphed CC setups, powerful defensive CDs
CONS: Relatively limited comp options, vulnerable to getting their important auras dispelled

A Tier - Strong

MISTWEAVER MONK

PROS: Powerful healing throughput, highly mobile, decent CC options, offensive pressure while playing Way of the Crane
CONS: Can be swapped in stuns

DISCIPLINE PRIEST

PROS: Insane damage output, crowd control options, offensive dispel
CONS: Weak mana pool, especially while using offensive dispel frequently

B Tier - Good

HOLY PALADIN

PROS: Lots of cooldown options for themselves and their team, ability to play offensive with their team
CONS: Mana issues in most games, overly reliable on CDs to have good healing throughput, vulnerable to CC

C Tier - Average

RESTORATION DRUID

PROS: Able to avoid enemy CC through mobility and shapeshifting, offers lots of control over enemy teams
CONS:
Limited catch-up mechanics that other healers have, average throughput, very vulnerable to swaps and spread pressure

D Tier - Bad

None

F Tier - Unviable

None


COMP TIER LIST

S Tier - Overpowered

A Tier – Strong

B Tier - Good

C Tier - Average

D Tier - Bad

None

F Tier - Unviable

None

Legion Demonology Warlock WoW PvP Guide | 7.2.5 Talents

by Bigmoran // July 5, 2017

This guide will cover supplemental information for Demonology Warlocks in Legion. Bear in mind that as the meta develops in the early stages of the season, you can expect to see some changes to the following information. All information in this guide has been provided by Wallirikz (EU Regional Competitor, 7x Rank 1, 11x Gladiator).

Legion Havoc Demon Hunter WoW PvP Guide | 7.2.5 Talents

by Bigmoran // July 5, 2017

This guide will cover supplemental information for Havoc Demon Hunter in Legion. Bear in mind that as the meta develops in the early stages of the season, you can expect to see some changes to the following information. All information in this guide has been provided by Trillebartom (5x Rank 1, 10x Gladiator). 

Legion Retribution Paladin WoW PvP Guide | 7.2.5 Talents

by Bigmoran // July 5, 2017

This guide will cover supplemental information for Retribution Paladin in Legion. Bear in mind that as the meta develops in the early stages of the season, you can expect to see some changes to the following information. All information in this guide has been provided by Mystic (EU Regionals Qualifier, 7x Rank 1, 10x Gladiator). 

Legion Resto Shaman WoW PvP Guide | 7.2.5 Talents

by Bigmoran // July 5, 2017

This guide will cover supplemental information for Resto Shamans in Legion. Bear in mind that as the meta develops in the early stages of the season, you can expect to see some changes to the following information. All information in this guide has been provided by Xonika (EU Regional Competitor, 6x Rank 1, 7x Gladiator).

Legion Mistweaver Monk WoW PvP Guide | 7.2.5 Talents

by Bigmoran // July 5, 2017

This guide will cover supplemental information for Mistweaver Monks in Legion. Bear in mind that as the meta develops in the early stages of the season, you can expect to see some changes to the following information. All information in this guide has been provided by Miley (4x Rank 1, 6x Gladiator).

7.2.5 Notes

There has been a dramatic increase in popularity of the Way of the Crane talent. This talent is very similar to Paladin Melee wings and is an essential healing CD for your team.

Legion Fire Mage WoW PvP Guide | 7.2.5 Talents

by Bigmoran // July 5, 2017

This guide will cover supplemental information for Fire Mages in Legion. Bear in mind that as the meta develops in the early stages of the season, you can expect to see some changes to the following information. All information in this guide has been provided by Venruki (Blizzcon Champion, 12x Rank 1, 19x Gladiator). 

Legion Holy Paladin WoW PvP Guide | 7.2.5 Talents

by Bigmoran // July 5, 2017

This guide will cover supplemental information for Holy Paladins in Legion. Bear in mind that as the meta develops in the early stages of the season, you can expect to see some changes to the following information. All information in this guide has been provided by Xonika (EU Regional Competitor, 6x Rank 1, 7x Gladiator).

Legion Frost Mage WoW PvP Guide | 7.2.5 Talents

by Bigmoran // July 5, 2017

This guide will cover supplemental information for Frost Mages in Legion. Bear in mind that as the meta develops in the early stages of the season, you can expect to see some changes to the following information. All information in this guide has been provided by Venruki (Blizzcon Champion, 12x Rank 1, 19x Gladiator).

 
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